- 11 Performance Enhancing Ingredients*
- Energy Without The Crash*
- Combats Muscle Fatigue*
- Promotes Muscle Hardness & Vascularity*
- Supports Mental Focus*
- Delicious Flavors
- 25 servings per container
Every athlete likes to have a boost when they step into the gym to ensure that they can push their body to the limit. A solid pre-workout can fulfill this role by providing three major benefits: powerful energy, skin-tearing pumps, and laser focus. VitaCore has formulated PreCore to demolish expectations and deliver a state-of-the-art pre workout guaranteed to satisfy. Hours of energy are delivered through a caffeine complex that provides both immediate and long-lasting energy. Nitric oxide boosters and cell volumizers will generate pumps that you can feel. The best part may be the unbelievable focus from the matrix of neuro enhancers that will precisely activate adrenaline and other catecholamines. Many of them, like 2-Aminoisoheptane and rauwolscine, double as fat burners as well, so you will get those benefits as an added bonus!
- 3200 mg of Beta-alanine – a well-studied acid buffer at an efficacious dose, which will lower muscle soreness and increase workout volume
- 350 mg of Caffeine Complex – caffeine plus di-caffeine malate provides a powerful surge of energy up front and long-lasting energy with no crash or stomach issues
- 500 mg of N-Acetyl L-Tyrosine – a precursor of dopamine specifically designed to cross the blood brain barrier for enhanced mental ability and neurochemistry
- 1000 mg of Agmatine Sulfate – powerful nitric oxide activator, leading to vasodilation and huge pumps
- 1000 mg of Glycerol Monostearate – strong osmolyte which volumizes muscle cells, leading to intense pumps and muscular restructuring and growth
The precise combination of ingredients will deliver the energy and pumps you expect from a cutting-edge pre-workout. The secret success of PreCore may be the superhuman focus that comes from select neuro enhancers, such as 2-aminoisoheptane. This all-natural plant-derived molecule increases attention and focus while suppressing the appetite, so you can power through that workout without having to stop for a sip or a bite. With PreCore in your arsenal, nothing will stand between you and your maximum gains!
Niacin is a form of Vitamin B3. Vitamin B3 is found in many foods including yeast, meat, fish, milk, eggs, green vegetables, beans, and cereal grains.
• Niacin promotes health in the nervous system, digestive system, skin, hair and eyes.
• Niacin has long been used to increase high-density lipoprotein (HDL), or the “good,” cholesterol. HDL cholesterol helps sweep up low-density lipoprotein (LDL), or the “bad,” cholesterol, in your bloodstream.
• Niacin also helps improve liver function, metabolize food, and helps your adrenal glands produce sex and stress hormones.
• Niacin is also known for increasing blood circulation.
• Blond et al. discovered in 20 men without diabetes but with dyslipidemia, 2g niacin supplementation over the course of eight weeks promoted a reduction in triglycerides (28%) and vLDL (68%) while increasing HDL cholesterol (17%).
Potassium is a mineral found in varying amounts in almost all foods.
• It is needed for building and keeping strong bones.
• It also helps control the amount of calcium in the body and urine.
• If potassium levels get too high or too low, the heart and nervous system completely shut down. Many people in the U.S. often fail to obtain optimal amounts of this nutrient, and pay a health cost for it.
Beta Alanine is an amino acid that is used to enhance muscular endurance. Reports of increased rep range are common. Also, the benefit is highly noticeable in moderate to high intensity cardio.
• Beta-Alanine’s effectiveness comes through boosting the synthesis of carnosine. Carnosine acts as an intra muscular buffer to keep the pH from dipping too low during a workout. To keep muscular strength through a workout, you need to have your pH levels optimal. If they drop too low, you have significantly less strength and fatigue quicker.
• Beta-Alanine synthesizes to carnosine which helps keep your pH levels in check by absorbing positive hydrogen molecules (H+) that are produced during periods of heavy exercise. By absorbing the H+ produced by strenuous exercise, your muscular pH levels are kept at an optimal level which will allow you to train harder and longer!
• A recent meta-analysis confirmed the ergogenic effect of beta-alanine, showing a 2.85% increase in exercise performance compared to placebo when dosed at ~2/grams daily.
Tyrosine is an essential amino acid whose primary role in the body is as the direct precursor to thyroxine and to the hormones dopamine, epinephrine, and norepinephrine.
• Tyrosine may improve both endurance and anaerobic performance via metabolic and/or neurotransmitter upregulation.
• Tyrosine also improves mental acuity, focus, and mood by increasing levels of catecholamines found in the bloodstream.
• A study done at the Naval Aerospace Medical Research Laboratory reported that a dose of L-Tyrosine, when provided to sleep deprived subjects, ameliorated psychomotor performance declines associated with mental fatigue.
Caffeine Anhydrous is simply caffeine with no water (around .05%). This has been shown to make caffeine anhydrous more potent because the body will absorb it more readily.
• Although caffeine can affect a wide variety of motor and mental functions it is most commonly used to improve endurance exercise, focus and cognitive performance, and improve energy levels.
• Caffeine has also been shown to have a thermogenic effect (heating/calorie burning) at rest and may increase the use of fats for fuel during exercise.
• According to the research higher doses of caffeine, in the 250-450mg range, are needed to provide an ergogenic benefit.
• In a study conducted by Astorino et al. (2010), active men given caffeine before resistance training were able to increase maximal torque, power, and volume by 5-8%.
Rauwolscine is a central nervous system stimulant that is classified as an alpha-2 agonist.
• As an alpha 2 agonist, Rauwolscine will block alpha-2 receptors. This results in the body releasing more norepinephrine – which gives you a feeling of overall well being.
• As a bonus to blocking the alpha-2 receptors – Rauwolscine may prevent the formation of new fat tissue.
• Huperizine A is a selective inhibitor of the neurotransmitter acetylcholinesterase (AChE), which means it prevents the breakdown and increases the amount of acetylcholine; an important neurotransmitter in the central nervous system involved in cognition and muscular contractions.
• Multiple studies have shown that supplementation with Huperzine-A can enhance focus, memory and mood.
• A study conducted by Sun et al. (1999) reported that subjects who supplemented with Huperzine A for 4 weeks improved learning performance and memort compared to a placebo group.
Agmatine Sulfate helps improve nutrient partitioning which leads to an increase in muscle glycogen (carbs stored in muscle tissues) which then leads to more water retained WITHIN the muscle. This creates a fuller look to the muscles and a greater pump while hitting the iron.
• Agmatine Sulfate also increases NO production by working as a competitive inhibitor of the enzyme NO Synthase.
• There are studies to suggest that the nutrient partitioning effects of agmatine sulfate are possibly due to its ability to increase the insulin response to carbohydrates. This could be further explained by the increased blood flow to the muscle that occurs with increased NO production.
• LH and GH levels have been shown to be increased through the effects of Agmatine Sulfate and its possible effects on the hypothalamus.
• Agmatine has also been shown to manipulate pain receptors which may allow you to train past normal pain thresholds.
Glycerol (1,2,3-propanetriol) is a colorless, odorless, sweet tasting sugar alcohol. When consumed glycerol is rapidly absorbed primarily in the small intestine, distributed equally among all fluid compartments, and promotes hyperhydration by inducing an osmotic gradient.
• This brings potential benefits for endurance and stamina events, including adaptation to environmental heat/humidity stress, along with promoting blood flow associated with resistance training.
• Glycerol has also been shown to help athletes store extra water, delaying the need for hydration. This suggests improved efficiency in exercise, thermoregulation and decreased physiological stress.
• In addition, glycerol enhances plasma and intramuscular volume expansion, producing a more engorged muscular appearance.
Taurine, has a myriad of benefits. From helping the body to metabolize fat, improving insulin sensitivity, raising testosterone levels, as an antioxidant, higher performance and quicker recovery during athletic training and increasing cardiovascular health… it goes without saying that Taurine is a great ingredient to have in your wheelhouse.
• Zhang et al. (2004) found that individuals who supplemented with taurine for 1 week before an exhaustive exercise bout significantly improved time to exhaustion, VO2 max, and maximal workload. It also decreased exercise induced DNA damage.
Q: What is the best way to take PreCore?
A: As a dietary supplement take 1 Scoop 20 minutes prior to your strength training workout
Q: I see a full serving of PreCore has 350mg of caffeine. Is that amount safe?
A: Generally speaking, yes. A large review by the European Food Safety Authority concluded that a daily safe dose of 400mg is safe for adults. We suggest not taking any other stimulants (like coffee) on the days you take PreCore. We also recommend starting with a half scoop to assess your tolerance before moving on to a full scoop.
Q: What is an ergogenic aid?
A: In regards to supplements, an ergogenic aid is any substance or ingredient that can improve exercise performance. Ergogenic aids can increase strength, improve endurance, and enhance focus, among other things. PreCore is loaded with 11 different ergogenic aids proven to give you an advantage when working out.
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